QA Home-Brews

GAB_BEER LABEL SMOKED PORTER

My signature home-brew – Quercus Agrifolia is latin for Coast Live Oak.  I like well-balanced beers, so I only smoke 7% of the grain bill, using wood that comes from an oak branch that was too close to our roof.  What we get is a robust porter with strong chocolate undertones, enhanced slightly by California Coastal Live Oak.

 

GAB_BEER LABEL SAISON

Saison, or Farmhouse Ale, is one of my favorite beer styles.  A style that comes from French speaking Belgium, Saisons are known for their yeast that provides this beer with a wonderfully crisp, fruity flavor.  I add a few sprigs of fresh rosemary at the end of the boil to give the brew a slight, rosemary finish.  A refreshing beer, especially during the hot summer months.


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